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1925

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Katagami, Undulating Wave Pattern

This is a Katagami. It is dated late 19th–early 20th century and we acquired it in 1976. Its medium is mulberry paper (kozo washi) treated with fermented persimmon tannin (kakishibu), and silk threads (itoire). It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Helen Snyder. It is credited Gift of Helen Snyder.

Its dimensions are

26.7 × 42.4 cm (10 1/2 × 16 11/16 in.) Mat: 35.6 × 45.7 cm (14 × 18 in.)

Cite this object as

Katagami, Undulating Wave Pattern; Japan; mulberry paper (kozo washi) treated with fermented persimmon tannin (kakishibu), and silk threads (itoire); 26.7 × 42.4 cm (10 1/2 × 16 11/16 in.) Mat: 35.6 × 45.7 cm (14 × 18 in.); Gift of Helen Snyder; 1976-103-109

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Katagami.

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